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Remains belong to missing Virginia student

October 24th, 2014 6:36 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search that left the campus and community on edge.

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New York, New Jersey say they will require Ebola quarantines

New York, New Jersey say they will require Ebola quarantines

October 24th, 2014 6:26 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, Associated Press

NEW YORK — The governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all doctors and other arriving travelers who have had contact with Ebola victims in West Africa.

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Police: 1 dead besides Washington school shooter

Police: 1 dead besides Washington school shooter

October 24th, 2014 4:18 pm by DOUG ESSER, Associated Press

Police in Washington state say one person was killed in a high school shooting in addition to the lone student gunman. A hospital spokeswoman said earlier that three victims were in critical condition after the shooting about 30 miles north of Seattle.

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Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

October 24th, 2014 7:12 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise and in commerce, at least temporarily.

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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

October 24th, 2014 7:07 am by JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has dispatched an Ebola response team to New York. Health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.

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Online harassment is routine among adults

Online harassment is routine among adults

October 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by By Katie Humphrey, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

Seventy-three percent of adult Internet users have witnessed online harassment and 40 percent have experienced it, according to the first ever Pew Research report on the topic.

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Haslam: Common Core review doesn't signal retreat

Haslam: Common Core review doesn't signal retreat

October 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam insists that his decision this week to hold a public review of Common Core doesn't signal a retreat from the education standards in view of heavy criticism from teachers and tea party groups.

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Photos: Dolly's dream house tops out

Photos: Dolly's dream house tops out

October 23rd, 2014 1:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

PIGEON FORGE — Reservations for Dollywood's first ever on-site hotel, the 307-room DreamMore Resort, will begin being offered in mid-January. Wednesday marked a special day, as construction crews placed the final spire atop the entrance tower.

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Latest White House fence jumper assaults police dogs

Latest White House fence jumper assaults police dogs

October 23rd, 2014 8:34 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, is in custody of the U.S. Marshals Service for previous outstanding warrants, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.

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Fire destroys SW Va. funeral home

Fire destroys SW Va. funeral home

October 23rd, 2014 8:28 am by Stephen Igo

St. Paul Volunteer Fire Department Chief Earl Carter said a motorist passing the site first reported the Holding Funeral Home blaze at around 3 a.m., and the structure was fully involved when his department got to the scene.

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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8 million vehicles

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8 million vehicles

October 22nd, 2014 10:26 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

DETROIT — The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers.

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